Maternal care of neonates has been documented in relatively few species of lizards representing four families. This study documents the occurrence of maternal care of neonates in the prairie skink, Eumeces septentrionalis. Observations made herein indicate that individual variation in maternal behavior existis in this species.
Somma, Louis A.
"Maternal care of neonates in the prairie skink, Eumeces septentrionalis,"
Great Basin Naturalist: Vol. 47
, Article 3.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/gbn/vol47/iss4/3